Lot 94: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes * The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
November 10, 2015
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes * The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Together, 2 volumes. Half-titles and numerous illustrations by Sidney Paget. Final blank leaf in first title, frontispiece in second. Large 8vo, original light and dark blue cloth, respectively, beveled boards, all edges gilt, minor wear to spine tips, spine gilt dulled a bit; Memoirs with rear hinge tender and scattered foxing, most conspicuously to prelims and endleaves. London: George Newnes, 1892; 1894
Notes: first editions, the first title in the secondary binding with the street sign on the front cover, first state uncorrected text with "cucaine" for "cocaine" on page 133, and the misprint Miss "Violent" Hunter on page 317. De Waal 529; 596; Green and Gibson, A10a; A14a. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstones.